Carson City Health and Human Services reports 24 new cases of COVID-19

Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 24 new cases and 51 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region. This brings the total number of cases to 11,287, with 9,182 recoveries and 208 deaths; 1,897 cases remain active.



Total Cases 

Active Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

*Population

Carson City

5,917

981

4,821

115

56,546

Douglas County

2,530

443

2,054

33

49,695

Lyon County

2,760

466

2,237

57

57,987

Storey County

80

7

70

3

4,465

Quad-County

11,287

1,897

9,182

208

168,693

 

*Population information taken from the Nevada Health Response Dashboard found at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/


COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility- New Groups

 

Starting March 3, 2021, the following groups will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the Quad-County Region:


  • Essential Public Transportation
  • Essential Public Health Workforce
  • Mortuary Services

 

CCHHS will continue to vaccinate those previously identified as eligible based on employment as well as those eligible in the General Population Lane, which is Quad-County residents ages 65 and older. Vaccinations are by appointment only. Proof of employment such as a badge or pay stub will be required at the time of the appointment (if eligible based on employment). To schedule an appointment or to find additional information on eligibility visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/covid-19-vaccine/

 

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing for Quad-County Residents 

 

Testing is for Quad-County (Carson City, Douglas, Lyon, and Storey County) residents ONLY, all others will be turned away. Testing is free of charge, no appointments or reservations. To view all upcoming events visit  https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/events/

 

Date

Time

Location

3/10/2021

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Storey County Emergency Management Satellite Office

20 E St, Virginia City  

3/12/2021

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Carson City Corporate Yard

549 Airport Rd, Carson City 

 

For those who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have questions related to testing, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Spanish speakers are available. The phone number is (775) 434-1988. For COVID-19 vaccine questions, eligibility questions, or for assistance scheduling a vaccination appointment, call the Nevada COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center at 1(800) 401-0946.


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